Anyone considering university study at the Institute of Technology of the Lebanese University has a lot to think about: How can I get a place to stay? How good must my Arabic / French / English languages skills be? Where do I apply? Is there any social security coverage? Any visa information is provided? Even those international students who have already arrived to our faculty still have a lot to do! To help you find the right answers to your questions, we have provided an overview of the most important information for international students.

Applying to the Institute of Technology

The application process for international students is exactly the same as it is for Lebanese students. Whilst the application process itself is the same, we recognise that there are a number of additional elements international students will need to consider when applying to our faculty, including visa and immigration information as well as degrees equivalendy arrangements for international candidates.

Language Requirements

All teaching at The Institute of Technology at the Lebanese University is carried out in English or French (with the exception of some language-specific teaching) and tutors must be convinced that you have sufficient fluency in written and spoken English / French to cope with your course from the start. Several French and English courses are also given during all university curriculums.

Visa Requirements

If you are planning to travel to Lebanon to undertake a course at the Institute of Technology at the Lebanese University, you may follow this guideline:

  • Apply for a visa before travelling to Lebanon if it's required to enter the country.
  • Pass by the Institute of Technology Alumni Offices to get an acceptance certificate at our faculty.
  • Pass by one of the Lebanese Directorate of General Security offices and apply for a student residence permit.
  • Pass by the Equivalence Committee at the Minister of Education and Higher Education to evaluate and recognize your previous degrees.
  • Fianlly, pass by the Institute of Technology Alumni Offices to get enrolled.

Living in Lebanon

We are delighted that you have chosen to pursue your at the Institute of Technology at the Lebanese University! Below, we have gathered some important information about living in Lebanon to help you get started.